Job Description:Audio Engineer/WSJ Podcasts
Maintain high quality standards for studio recordings and field audio
Support in purchasing and maintenance of audio equipment, technology and studio design in New York and the other WSJ studios
Create sound designs, either with original compositions or sourced audio content for our podcast suite
Develop and maintain staff-wide audio database for producers; support audio acquisition, cut tape, record and edit two-way interviews
Use ProTools to mix and master short and feature-length non-fiction podcasts, both narrative and news
Train producers on ProTools editing, provide audio editorial input
Work professionally with growing podcast team to meet tight deadlines
5+ yrs audio engineering/sound design experience, preferably in a news- or news-adjacent setting
Command of studio and post-production tasks, including recording, tape editing, sound design and mixing/mastering; Demonstrated skills in multi-track editing narrative audio productions or film/TV documentary sound mixing in ProTools
Experience with a range of technologies, including Audio over IP, ISDN and Skype
Comfortable making studio repairs, ranging from microphones to Comrex units to Telos Xstreams
Ability to maintain field gear, especially Marantz, MixPre3 and MixPre6 devices
Calm under pressure, able to switch gears and react to breaking news
Highly organized, with an ability to manage multiple projects at once
Incredible attention to detail
Ability to take direction and work independently within a collaborative team environment
Strong journalistic judgment with a specific eye for fact-checking standards
Experience with live show recording a plus
Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 38 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
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Req ID: 17966